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Why nurses should contribute to health-related academic publications
In the ever-expanding academic literature pool, health-related academic journal publications authored by nurses are very rare. In this post, Jolene Menezes, Editor of the journal Gastrointestinal...
Submission and Peer Review
How to deal with diametrically opposite peer reviewer comments
Conflicting reviewer comments can be confusing, especially when there is no clear guidance from the editor about which comments to address. This article reports a case where the author received...
Grammar and Writing
Why journals reject manuscripts
Every author wants to see their paper published. However, even papers with novel and path breaking findings might face rejection due to basic mistakes in manuscript writing. To avoid this, authors...
Career Advancement
Nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) are a great source for research funding. Could they be right for you? Read more to learn why they are different from other sources and how to begin looking for...
Publication Buzzwords
Why do retracted papers continue to be cited though the research is discredited?
Retraction is a way of alerting the research community of a paper’s questionable credibility. However, retracted papers continue to have an ‘afterlife’, in the form of citations, long after they are...
Recently, I have changed my Chinese name to an English name. This involves...
Biochemical and Biophysical Research Communications (BBRC): Quick fact and submission tips
Quick facts about the journal Biochemical and Biophysical Research...

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Journal indexing tips for journal editors
By getting your journal indexed in a well-known database, you can increase its visibility, accessibility, and readership. This post provides an overview of indexing and shares some common journal... Read More
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Finding and sharing your research impact: A webinar by Altmetric
Editage has invited Altmetric to conduct a webinar that will help researchers discover evidence that their research is having an impact across the world. Read More

Featured Interview

Duncan MacRae, Senior Publisher of the journal Medicine published by Wolters Kluwer, played a major role in transitioning the journal from a subscription-based model to an open access publication. Duncan’s primary focus is on introducing efficiencies in journal workflow systems to revitalize editorial operations and implementing new technologies into the editorial workflow. In this interview, Duncan describes the workflow of Medicine and how it transitioned to open access, as well as similarities and differences between open access and subscription-based publishing models. Duncan shares an interesting perspective about mega-journals, which have lesser restrictions and can offer authors help with post-publication promotion. He goes on to share his observations of what authors, publishers, and editors think about open access today.

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